Historical Events In 2017
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Oct 31 Takahiro Shiraishi arrested in Zama, Japan, a day after nine dismembered bodies found in his apartment in the year 2017.
Oct 31 On this day in history terrorist attack in New York when a truck mows down people on a cycle lane, killing 8, injuring 10
Oct 31 Two men convicted of raping and inpregnating their 10 year old niece in Chandigarh, India on this day in history.
Nov 01 In the year 2017 boiler explosion at a NTPC government-run coal-fired power plant in Rae Bareli, India, kills 29
Nov 01 Houston Astros win their first baseball World Series defeating the LA Dodgers 5-1 in game 7 at Dodger Stadium on this day in history.
Nov 01 In the year 2017 uK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon resigns due to his behavior towards women, part of wider scandal of sexual harassment by UK politicians
Nov 02 In the year 2017 a new species of orangutan is identified in Indonesia, becoming the third known species of orangutan as well as the first great ape to be described for almost a century.
Nov 02 In the year 2017 jerome Powell nominated by US President Trump to be next Chair of the Federal Reserve
Nov 02 On This Day and Xiaomi launch a content partnership to display today in history content in Xiaomi's calendar app to users in India in the year 2017.
Nov 03 Pakistani woman charged with poisoning 17 members of husband's family in attempt to escape forced marriage in Punjab Province on this day in history.
Nov 03 In the year 2017 syrian Civil War: both Deir ez-Zor in Syria and Al-Qa'im in Iraq are declared liberated from ISIL on the same day.
Nov 04 In the year 2017 lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigns in a shock TV broadcast from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, amid concerns he is being forcibly detained
Nov 04 In the year 2017 museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara opens in Jakarta with items from the collection of Indonesian tycoon Haryanto Adikoesoemo
Nov 04 Saudi Arabia arrests 11 princes and other ministers on corruption charges, including billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal in the year 2017.
Nov 05 Bodies of 26 migrant teenage girls recovered from the Mediterranean, another 400 migrants rescued in the year 2017.
Nov 05 Gunman shoots 26 dead and injures 20 at a church in Sunderland Springs, Texas on this day in history.
Nov 05 Paradise Papers are leaked; 13.4 million documents from offshore investment firm Appleby, mentioning Queen Elizabeth and Wilbur Ross US Secretary of Commerce in the year 2017.
Nov 05 On this day in history shalane Flanagan becomes the first American woman to win the New York marathon for 40 years
Nov 05 The German newspaper SÃ¼ddeutsche Zeitung publishes 13.4 million documents leaked from the offshore law firm Appleby, along with business registries in 19 tax jurisdictions that reveal offshore financial activities on behalf of politicians, celebrities, corporate giants and business leaders. The newspaper shared the documents with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and asked it to lead the investigation on this day in history.
Nov 05 On this day in history typhoon Damrey strikes Vietnam's south-central coast killing at least 27, leaving others missing
Nov 05 In the year 2017 uS President Trump begins a 12-day trip to Asia in Toyko, Japan
Nov 07 On this day in history danica Roem becomes the first US transgender person to be elected to a state legislature in the US in North Virginia
Nov 07 Extreme smog in Delhi, India, leads Indian Medical Association to declare "a state of medical emergency" in the year 2017.
Nov 07 Melbourne Cup: Joseph Oâ€™Brien at 24 is the youngest trainer to win with Rekindling jockeyed by Corey Brown in the year 2017.
Nov 07 Opera soprano Audrey Luna sings highest-ever note at Met Opera in New York, A above high C on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history south Korean golfer Park Sung-hyun becomes the first LPGA rookie to be ranked no. 1
Nov 07 US Democrats dominate off-year elections; Ralph Northam wins Governor of Virginia, Philip Murphy Governor of New Jersey in the year 2017.
Nov 08 In unprecedented move, Indian officials close all Delhi schools for rest of the week due to smog on this day in history.
Nov 08 In the year 2017 louvre Abu Dhabi is inaugurated, largest art museum on Arabian peninsula
Nov 08 On this day in history uK Minister Priti Patel resigns after secret meetings revealed with Israeli officials
Nov 09 Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore accused of sexual misconduct with teenage girls in "Washington Post" report in the year 2017.
Nov 09 In the year 2017 five women detail sexual misconduct by comedian Louis C.K. in "New York Times" report
Nov 09 In the year 2017 saudi Arabia's attorney general Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb says 201 more people have been held for questioning in anti-corruption drive
Nov 10 On this day in history bBC removes drama from Christmas line-up after one of its stars, Ed Westwick, accused of rape by two women